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Photo expo at Peppelrode

My latest photo exposition starts on October 28th and lasts until December 15th (2013). It features a (baker’s) dozen photos between 50×50 cm and 50×70 cm (frame sizes). About half of these works were created in the past year and … Continue reading

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Lightroom 5

Lightroom 5 was released on June 9th 2013. It is a modest upgrade to Adobe’s main software package for photographers. The limited number of changes may be because it took 1 year to develop (Lightroom 4, by comparison, took 2.5 … Continue reading

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DxOMark Camera Sensor article (v2.0 and v2.0.1)

I have been working on an update to my original DxOMark article. That update has just been published on Luminous Landscape, a well-known photography site operated by the Canadian landscape photographer and publicist Michael Reichmann. A slightly newer version of … Continue reading

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Magic Lantern for the Canon 5D Mark II

What is Magic Lantern? If you own a Canon 600D, a Canon 60D, Canon 5D Mark II, or certain of their predecessors, you might be interested to hear that you can extend the capabilities of your camera for free (although … Continue reading

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Lightroom 4’s PV2012 image enhancement algorithm

In 2009 I wrote a small article here about a new class of image enhancement algorithms. Such algorithms made pictures look sharper by added local contrast and brought out details in both shadows and highlights. And they did this without … Continue reading

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Exposition (2 of 2)

This is the poster (designed by Ria van der Ploeg) for an overview exhibition of four friends with a somewhat comparable “pure” or classical style of photography from our local photo club: Peter van den Hamer (landscapes, buildings, occasional candids) … Continue reading

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